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Blackberry Mint Lime Fruit Leather

Kids love fruit leather, and by making your own, you know exactly what's in it. YIELD 12 servings Ingredients 3 cups blackberries 1/4 cup mint leaves (optional) 1/4 cup honey Finely grated…

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‘Normal Barbie’ is Coming to Toy Stores Soon

The so-called "Normal Barbie" isn't affiliated with Mattel. She's being created by an independent toymaker, and you can help! The Normal Barbie's name is Lammily, and she's the result of crowd-source…

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Do You Need to Decaffeinate Your Child?

A new report looking at kids and caffeine had some shocking findings. Here's how to help your kid decaffeinate! What I found most surprising was the sheer number of young kids drinking caffeine dai…

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Winning Gender Equality: How Our Childhood Toys Play a Huge Role

One big sister took on the toy industry to fight for gender equality, because her brother Gavin was embarrassed to play with an Easy-Bake Oven. Four-year-old Gavin loved cooking, and honestly I thi…

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The Sad Link Between Bullying & Obesity

We all remember the horror of P.E. class. Being the last one picked for sports, getting teased for not being able to run, jump or climb as well as the other kids, having to change in front of everyone…

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How Much Homework Crosses the Line?

In a recent piece in The Atlantic, writer Karl Taro Greenfield does his eighth grade daughter's homework for a week and shares his insights into her workload and our overall culture of homework. He…

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Children and Technology – Should you be Concerned

Media technology is here to stay and has become a permanent part of our lives. But there is great concern about how it may be affecting our children. I believe we can learn to embrace its advantages…

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Back to School, Not Back Inside: 5 Tips for Keeping Kids Outside in Fall

Just because the calendar says September, and most kids are back to school, doesn't mean you have to put away the sunblock and hiking shoes. Consider this: studies repeatedly show that time spent outs…

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5 Breakfast Recipes Every Family Will Love

Though it may be hard to believe, it's already August which means soon kids will be heading back to school. It also means fall is fast approaching, and with it, the reappearance of some of our favorit…

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Teaching Your Family the Power of Mindfulness

I’m in the middle of teaching an intimate mindfulness class to several girls all between the ages of seven and nine. So far, it has been nothing less than magnificent, and that is always, always the…

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